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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 234   View pdf image (33K)
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234 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

Liber LL, 4


with the truth of the Premises It's humbly Prayed that it may be
Enacted And
Be it Enacted by the Rt Honble the Lord Proprietarie by and
with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships Governeur and the
uper and Lower houses of his Assembly and the Authority of the
same That the said Severall Prisoners be and are hereby Discharged
released and Acquitted from all manner of Fees Debts or Duties
wherein they stood Engaged to any persons whatsoever before the
makeing this Act and from their Severall Imprisonmt by Occasion
thereof any Law Statute Usage or Custom to the Contrary notwith-

Acts of 1718,
ch. 8

An Act Declareing the Rights of three Lotts Originally Layd out in
Annapolis for the Uses therein Menconed.
Whereas the Rector Vestry and Church Wardens of St Anns
Parish have set fourth by their Humble Petition to this Present
Generall Assembly, that by an Act of Assembly of this province, f or
Erecting the town and port of Annapolis and the town and port of

p. 391

Oxford into Towns and Ports, the Commissionrs then Impowered
to Lay out the sd Towns did Lay out three Lotts in the Town and
port of Annapolis for the Benefitt and Advantage of the Rector,
for the time being, and other persons named by them (that is to Say)
One Lot for the Reverend the Rector or Vicar or Lecturer of the
port of Annapolis One other for the Clerk of the Parish and Sexton
for the time being, And the third for the Clerk of the Vestry and
Mr Comissarys Clerk for the time being, Each of them bounded and
Lying as p the three Severall Certificates Remaining in the Records
of the said Town Referrence being thereto had may more at Large
Appear That soon after the Laying out the sd Lots there was built
an house upon one of them for the use of the Vestry of the said
Parish, which house and Lot upon the petition and Application of the
Revd Mr James Wotton late Rector of the said Parish was annexed
to the Parsons Lot for the Reception And Accomodation of a Minis-
ter for Ever as by an Ordinance made for the Same Appears in the
Journall of the Lower house of Assembly April 9th 1706 that the
sd Lots so Annexed by the said Ordinance of Assembly and the
Others aforemenconed have Ever since been peaceably possess'd
without Molestation and Deem'd to belong to the Rector of this
parish for the time being, Excepting only that part of the Ministers
Lot whereon the Prison is now built untill John Gresham Esqr had
made an Entry on two of the said Lots (Viz) that Laid out for the
Clerk of the Vestry and Comissrys Clerk, and that other Laid out for
the Clerk of the Parish and Sexton, with the Clerk of the Mayers
Court, and for that this present Generall Assembly are of Opinion
that the sd Lots so laid out were not under the Same Condicohs as
other Lots tht were taken up by persons that upon Complying with

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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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